All-South Region (2009)
NJCAA All-American (2007)
Indoor NCAA Champion, 800 meters (2011)
Indoor NCAA All-American, 800 meters (2011)
Indoor SEC Champion, 800 meters (2011)
Outdoor NCAA All-American, 800 meters (2010, 2011)
Outdoor NJCAA National Champion, 5,000 meters (2008)
Outdoor NJCAA All-American, 800 meters (2008)
Outdoor NJCAA All-American, 1,500 meters (2008)
Outdoor NJCAA All-American, 5,000 meters (2008)
800 meters - 1:45.22
1,500 meters - 3:49.44
Mile - 3:58.84
8 kilometers- 23:42.53
10 kilometers- 30:14.63
RS Junior (2010-11)
Did not compete.
Captured the NCAA indoor 800-meter national title with a time of 1:48.33 ... won the SEC indoor 800-meter championship in 1:49.68 ... posted a season best 800-meter time of 1:47.41 early in the indoor season at the Husky Classic with a time of 1:47.41, the seventh fastest 800-meter time in the country and the second fastest in UA history ... ran a leg on the SEC champion distance medley relay that set a meet record in 9:39.06 ... also competed in the mile and 3,000 meters during the indoor season and posted a personal best 3,000-meter time of 8:03.20 to finish first at the Kentucky Invitational.
Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 800 meters and finished 11th to earn second team All-America honors ... crossed the line second in the 800 meters at the SEC Outdoor Championships but was disqualified on a foul ... ran a personal best 800-meter time of 1:45.22 at the Mt. SAC Relays ... that time was third fastest in the nation in 2011 and the second fastest in UA history ... also ran the third leg of the Tide's 4x400-meter relay that finished second at the SEC Outdoor Championships and qualified for the NCAA Championships ... was named to the SEC Spring Honor Roll.
Competed in six of seven races for the Tide during the cross country season, running in top three in five ... finished third at the Crimson Classic ... posted a personal-best 8,000m time of 23:42.53 at the Bill Dellinger Invitational where he finished seventh ... finished 12th at the SEC Cross Country Championships earning Second Team All-SEC as the team won the title ... turned in a seventh place finish and personal-best 10,000m time of 30:14.63 at the NCAA South Region Championships to earn All-South Region honors while the team won the title ... placed 45th as Alabama's fourth runner at the NCAA Cross Country Championships with a time of 30:25.2 ... helped the Tide to its highest NCAA finish ever (3rd) ...
Did not compete.
Finished third in the 800 meters at the SEC Outdoor Championships in 1:47.15 ... was eighth in the 800 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Championships to earn All-America honors ... won the Drake Relays title in the 800 meters with a 1:49.73 finish.
At South Plains CC
Holds indoor record in the mile run (3:58.84) making him the first SPC runner in history to run a sub 4-minute mile ... placed first in the 5,000 meters, second in the 800 meters and third in the 1,500 meters at 2008 NJCAA Outdoor Championships to become a three-time NJCAA Outdoor All-American in outdoor track ... earned All-American status placing seventh at the 2007 NJCAA Cross Country Championships.
Prep and Personal
Won the track and cross country titles at the provincial level in 2002 ... named MVP in middle distance running in 2003 ... is the son of Daniel and Pauline Samoei ... has seven siblings, Abraham, Jack, Paul, Nick, Susan, Sarah, Eunice ... is majoring in health sciences.